Easy Dog Cupcakes

Dog Cupcakes – Easy Banana Oatmeal Cupcakes for Dogs! These pupcakes are perfect for your dog’s birthday or even just those times you want to bake a special treat for your furry family member! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Oh our little Belle. I’ll admit it, she’s spoiled -spoiled to the point I make her dog cupcakes for no reason at all. She’s no stranger to homemade dog treats. Some of her favorite recipes are these Chewy Cheddar {Read More}

Free Printable Picnic Invite

Free Printable Picnic Invite – Surprise your kids with a picnic at a favorite park or right in your backyard. A perfect idea for families looking to spend more quality time together! Spring is here, the birds are singing and the weather is finally shaping up a bit. In the Midwest you never know what you’re going to get in the spring. I never pack away the kids’  hats and snow pants until at least mid-May. Sad, I know. The {Read More}

Simple Steps to a Clean Refrigerator

Simple Steps to a Clean Refrigerator – Deep cleaning and organizing the fridge isn’t always a ton of fun but by following a few simple steps you’ll be opening the door for friends and neighbors because you’re proud of what’s inside! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine.   I’m in “that mode.” Spring cleaning mode, that is. Purging, cleaning, organizing. . .repeat. . .room after room. The {Read More}

Spring Cleaning Tips for Dog Owners

Spring Cleaning Tips for Dog Owners – Are you sure you thought of everything when it comes to cleaning this spring? Keep your home clean and your dog and family healthy with these important spring cleaning tips! Spring is sure taking its sweet time making an appearance around here. To say that folks around these parts are a bit disappointed with Mother Nature would be an understatement. Although I’m not a fan of the cold weather, when you’re a person who {Read More}

How to Make Magnetic Slime

How to Make Magnetic Slime -Wondering how to make slime with magnetic qualities? This step-by-step tutorial is so helpful and even includes a video! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Spring break this year was a little boring – at least for my son. My husband was off bass fishing in Texas with a buddy, my daughter was at daycare (like usual) and Dane stayed at home with me while I worked. Although he said that the days {Read More}

How to Clean a Vinyl Shower Curtain

Learn how to clean a vinyl shower curtain with ingredients you have at home! Soap scum and mildew just disappear, leaving your shower curtain looking like new again! It’s that time of year again, isn’t it? When you take a look in and around your home and realize it needs a good deep cleaning after a long, cold winter. The windows are cloudy, the dust bunnies have settled into the corners of every room, the carpet needs brightening, the bathroom tile is {Read More}

Blog Photography: My Shooting Setup

Blog Photography: My Shooting Setup – A behind-the-scenes look at how I shoot photos for my blog – my photography set-up, info on my camera and some of my favorite accessories! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. I’m asked often about my blog photography by fellow bloggers, friends and family. It’s taken me almost three years to get up enough confidence to share what my setup looks like. I remember when I first started blogging in August of 2013. The {Read More}

Kids Squeeze Ball

Kids squeeze ball, stress ball, squishy ball. . .whatever you’d like to call it. This toy keeps kids busy for hours and they are so simple to make! Here’s how to make a kids squeeze ball! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. What’s a Kids Squeeze Ball you ask? Apparently it’s the coolest thing ever, according to my 7 year-old, Dane. You may have also heard them called exercise balls, squishy toys, relaxable balls, stress balls, isoflex balls, stress relievers. . {Read More}

Miracle Carpet Cleaner

I really should make this Miracle Carpet Cleaner by the gallon. That’s just the way it is when you have kids and a dog, right? Things get messy. And when you have a husband who insists on putting carpet in the living room, the hallways and the bedrooms (because it’s just more cozy that way) you need to have some tricks up your sleeve to clean up the toughest of messes. Let me tell you where I first saw this {Read More}

Using Vinegar in the Laundry: How to Whiten Whites

This post has been sponsored by Four Monks. All thoughts and opinions are my own. If anyone would have told me years ago what a struggle it would be to keep white laundry, white. . .I wouldn’t have believed them. Growing up, my mom would soak socks in bleach before washing them in a hot water wash. We did laundry on Mondays and Thursdays, and I’m pretty sure our family had some of the whitest socks on the planet. I {Read More}